Morris Reid Malone
August 23, 1941 - February 18, 2017
Morris Reid “Mel” Malone, Jr . 75, of Booneville died February 18, 2017. He was born August 23, 1941 in Houston, Texas to his parents, Morris Reid Malone, Sr. and Ethel Louise (Stallings) Malone. Morris was a member of Shepherd’s Chapel Church in Gravette. He worked for several years in the oil fields and was a meat cutter for Cargill Meat Processing Plant. Morris was a Army veteran and served in the Special Forces during the Vietnam War.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Survivors include one son, Matthew Reid Malone of Greenwood; one daughter, Adrienne Elizabeth Malone of Marion, North Carolina; and one grandchild, Cherish Malone.
A Memorial service will be held at 10:00 a.m. Tuesday, February 28, 2017 at the Fort Smith National Cemetery.
Cremation arrangements are under the direction of Booneville Funeral Service.